Manama travel guide

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You're Going to Love Manama

Bahrain's capital Manama has been at the crossroads of desert trade in the Persian Gulf for centuries. Today, it's a prosperous business and economic center in the Middle East, and offers visitors a shopping paradise with a fantastic dining, arts, and entertainment scene to be explored.

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When to Visit Manama

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Manama experiences extremes in temperature, from over 115 degrees in the summer to 45 degrees in the winter. Most visitors from outside the region prefer the fall, when temperatures range from 65 to 70 degrees and the sun is less intense.

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How to Get to Manama

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Where to Stay in Manama

Stay in upscale contemporary rooms with great amenities at the Palace Boutique Hotel, near the popular Adliya neighborhood. For a taste of Middle Eastern splendor, choose the Royal Phoenicia Hotel.

Popular Neighborhoods in Manama

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Most booked hotels in Manama

How to Get Around Manama

The Cost of Living in Manama

Shopping Streets

Many of the city's modern shopping centers are located near Government Avenue in Block 301, and near the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway near the waterfront area.

Groceries and Other

Al Manama Hypermarkets are found in multiple locations throughout the city, with most staples available. A quart of milk costs about BD0.550 and a dozen eggs should run about BD0.860.

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Where to Eat in Manama

Enjoy the Parisian ambiance and classic French cuisine at Café Lilou, where main dishes start at about BD2.700. Try local favorites like biryanis at Haji Gahwa, where mains start at BD1.300.